Final Determination Record

Van Osdol v. Allegheny County

OOR Dkt. No.: AP 2017-2248
Case Status: Pending in Common Pleas


Request for Amazon proposal and related emails. Agency did not prove that the proposal constitutes confidential proprietary information or a trade secret. Agency did not prove that the proposal contains exempt real estate evaluations. Agency did not prove that the proposal was submitted to an agency regarding procurement. Agency proved that the requested emails do not exist. Granted in part, denied in part.

  • Section 708(b)(11) - Trade secret or confidential proprietary information.
  • Section 708(b)(22) - Contents of appraisals, reviews, and audits pertaining to real estate
  • Section 708(b)(22)(ii) This paragraph shall not apply once the decision is made to proceed with the lease, acquisition or disposal of real property or an interest in real property or the purchase of public supply or construction project.
  • Section 708(b)(26) - Bid information
  • Records Do Not Exist
  • Section 708(a) - Agency Failed to meet burden
  • The agency invoked a 30 day extension to respond to the request.

Filings Received by OOR
Filed Adjudicator Description or File Name Document
01/24/2018 2017-2248_WTAE-TV(VanOsdol)_AlleghenyCo_FD.pdf
02/23/2018 Allegheny Court of Common Pleas Allegheny County filed Petition for Review
02/26/2018 Allegheny Court of Common Pleas Court issued Writ - OOR file Certified Record by March 20, 2018
03/14/2018 Allegheny Court of Common Pleas Requester filed Answer